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Nonprofit organizations abound in Howard County and Howard Magazine highlights who they are, what they do and how you can help. Name: Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center Who: Leslie Rogers, director Q: What is your mission? A: The Claudia Mayer...
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Hollye Jacobs felt like she lost her health, her breasts and her mind. But when she finished with radiation and started settling in at home, she was hit with another loss: She missed having treatment. For many...
It's a common misconception that skin cancer can just be removed and the patient will easily go on after that. While that can happen, it isn’t always the case. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and as a part of our partnership with Little Red Door...
Al-Anon is a support group for people who are affected by someone else's drinking. For information, call (574) 236-5736. Web: www.michianaalanon.org. A group meets at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Madison Center's Quiet Care, 533 N. Niles Ave., South Bend. Call...
It would not be out of character for actress, dancer and choreographer Zina Bethune to stop her car for an injured animal, say those who knew her. Bethune, 66, a former New York City Ballet soloist and the founder of a Los Angeles multimedia dance and...
Culture MonsterZina Bethune, the dancer, actress and advocate for disabled children, has died at 66....
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 1999 at age 27. At the time, I had a 1 1/2-year-old daughter, Amber. I had no family history of breast cancer. After having a clean bill of health from a physical two weeks before, I found a large lump...
South Florida Sun-SentinelYvonne Gallimore, a 770-pound woman, has struggled against lymphedema for 17 years. About two weeks ago Gallimore was admitted to the hospital for a leg infection. Medical crews had to tear through a wall of her Section 8 apartment in order to transport...
A new study suggests a less invasive breast cancer surgery is just as effective as more extensive surgery for certain patients. The sentinel procedure removes only the sentinel node: the first lymph node where the cancer would likely spread. The...
Daily American Staff WriterLocal surgeons are cautiously optimistic about a new study that finds that many women with early stage breast cancer do not need a procedure that has long been routine: Removal of all cancerous lymph nodes from the armpit. “This is a major change,&...
Strength training has strong-armed its way beyond the realm of bodybuilding. A growing body of research shows that working out with weights has health benefits beyond simply bulking up one's muscles and strengthening bones. Studies are finding that...
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